Lighting Design

INT 330 F; Cr: 3; Contact hrs: 90 The course is an introduction to the world of light. It provides a compendium of information on illuminating design practice. The range of subjects covered is extensive. Methods of lighting design in this course include a section on lighting hardware (lamps and luminaries) and a part dedicated to…

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Computer Rendering for Interior Design

INT 350 F; Cr: 3; Contact hrs: 90 In this class students will be taught how to create a digital image from a 3D model by means of a software program. Digital images are produced using a variety of computer technologies. Modeling, color theory, surface rendering, and light control are emphasized in relation to technical…

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Product Design

INT 270 F; Cr: 3; Contact hrs: 90 The course aims to introduce the students in the world of product design, giving them the instruments to evaluate how to develop a project, expressing them own creativity. The course is divided into different parts. First the students will be introduced to the basic knowledge about design,…

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Concepts and strategies of Design

INT 370 F; Cr: 3; Contact hrs: 90 The course is focused around developing the skills to plan, develop, prepare and install displays in shop design, counter displays, and product presentations. It also introduces and develops the skills to draw, plan and model the display and to use them to present ideas for merchandise presentations….

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Exhibit Design

INT 390 F; Cr: 3; Contact hrs: 90 This course is based on an architectural approach to the project of exhibit areas. The project research is developed first in the field of temporary commercial fairs and students learn how to control space both from the functional and the aesthetic point of view and then in…

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Furniture Design

INT 380 F; Cr: 3; Contact hrs: 90 The course aims to provide students with a basic understanding of the theories and techniques in furniture design. The lessons examine the various design processes and procedures, while also considering space and functional analysis of design. For the most part, the class will be a workshop for…

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Web Portfolio Presentation

INT 360 F; Cr: 3; Contact hrs: 90 By attending this course, students will learn to choose the best solution and the most appropriate media to show their projects in the digital era. Students will be assisted and supervised in the preparation of their portfolios using design and computer drafting programs. They are taught to generate…

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Working Group Project in Interior Design

INT 400 F; Cr: 3; Contact hrs: 45 In this course students will work together under the supervision of the professor to realize a professional group project. NOTE: available to Professional Study Certificates and B.A./B.P.S. Florence Campus students; other students must take an entrance test. Prereq: minimum three semesters in Interior Design. more projects click here…

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Design Theory

arc/int 220, cr 3. This course applies the methods and concepts of aesthetics (the investigation of what makes something a work of art) to the field of design (whether product design, interior design, architecture, graphic design or other forms). Students investigate issues relating to the creation, value and experience of design, and they analyze and attempt…

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